The first table below looks at the demand for LDAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LDAP over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cheshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Rank 74 55 49
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -6
Contract jobs citing LDAP 1 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.12% 0.95% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.79% 5.74% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Average daily rate - £250 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -39.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £305 £400
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -23.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £57.50 £33.43
% change year-on-year
+23.47% +72.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
127 122 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.12% 16.53% 19.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 48 65
Average daily rate £340 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £224 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 8
Average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.03 £9.20 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £27.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
LDAP
North West

LDAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LDAP across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LDAP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

LDAP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LDAP across the Cheshire region.

LDAP Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

LDAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LDAP across the Cheshire region.

LDAP Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

LDAP
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LDAP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chester -16 1 - -
Knutsford - - - - 2
Warrington - - - - 1
LDAP
North West

LDAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing LDAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LDAP.

1 6 (60.00%) UNIX
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 4 (40.00%) CA Wily
3 4 (40.00%) IBM
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (40.00%) Sun
3 4 (40.00%) Identity Management
4 3 (30.00%) SSL
4 3 (30.00%) Financial Institution
4 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) AIX
4 3 (30.00%) CISSP
4 3 (30.00%) Banking
4 3 (30.00%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (20.00%) Cyber-Ark
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (20.00%) SIEM
5 2 (20.00%) SNMP
5 2 (20.00%) JBoss
5 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (20.00%) LAN
5 2 (20.00%) WAN

LDAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing LDAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LDAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (30.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) SSL
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) SNMP
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) SMTP
3 1 (10.00%) HTTP
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (10.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (10.00%) Architect
1 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (10.00%) Analyst
1 1 (10.00%) Consultant
1 1 (10.00%) Applications Consultant
1 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Consultant
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware Specialist
1 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 1 (10.00%) SOAP
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) CESG
2 1 (10.00%) Tandem
2 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) AIX
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) HPUX
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Identity Management
2 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) Workflow
3 2 (20.00%) Password Management
3 2 (20.00%) Data Security
3 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) SIEM
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Network Management
4 1 (10.00%) Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) CISA
2 1 (10.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 4 (40.00%) CA Wily
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (10.00%) SCOM
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) IBM
2 4 (40.00%) Sun
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) JBoss
3 2 (20.00%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) McAfee